Global Property Guide

Financial Information for the Residential Property Buyer


Tax Example: Rent

Last Updated: February 26, 2016

Non-resident couple´s joint monthly rental income1
Monthly Rental Income2 1,500 6,000 12,000
Annual Rental Income 18,000 72,000 144,000
Less Expenses3 25% 4,500 18,000 36,000
= Taxable Income 13,500 54,000 108,000
Income Tax 4
Flat rate 25% 3,375 13,500 27,000
Annual Income Tax Due 3,375 13,500 27,000
Tax Due as % of Gross Income 18.75% 18.75% 18.75%
Source:
Global Property Guide research

Notes


1 The property is jointly owned by husband and wife.

2 Exchange rate used: 1.00 US$ = 122.00 JMD

3 Estimated values. Income-generating expenses are deductible when calculating taxable income.

4 Rental income earned by nonresident individuals is taxed at a flat rate of 25%.

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